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Four Soldiers, Indigenous Man and Cat

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Title: Four Soldiers, Indigenous Man and Cat
Description: Four soldiers from Wisconsin look at a cat held by an indigenous man on Kiriwina Island in the Solomon Sea, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). Names, left to right, Private Stanley Garncarz of Milwaukee, Private Jack Buth of Milwaukee, Isayah Momoivalu (with cat), Sergeant John Meier of Racine and Sergeant Morris Faust of Racine.

Image ID: 99575
August 20, 1943 
Doyle, Robert
Doyle, Robert. Papers : 1935-1974, 1995
Genre: Photograph
Robert Doyle was a civilian war correspondent for the Milwaukee Journal during World War II, covering the experiences of Wisconsin troops in the 32nd "Red Arrow" Division, an infantry division of the United States Army National Guard. The "Red Arrow" Division consisted mainly of soldiers from Wisconsin and Michigan.
Subjects: Soldiers
Military uniforms
World War, 1939-1945
Outdoor photography
Portraits, Group
Pacific Islanders
Military camps

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